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The mission of the Computer History Museum is to preserve and present for posterity the artifacts and stories of the information age. As such, the Museum plays a unique role in the history of the computing revolution and its worldwide impact on the human experience.



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Source : 1 Tape of 1: 3/4 inch videotape Accession Number : 102695051 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Computer History Museum. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements,...
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Source : 1 Tape of 1: 3/4 inch videotape Accession Number : 102651585 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Computer History Museum. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements,...
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by International Business Machines Corporation. Department of Education
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Description : Produced by the Department of Education at IBM, this video illustrates the capabilities of the machine called Random Access Method of Accounting and Control (RAMAC). At the time, the machine was revolutionary because it was able to complete three tasks simultaneously - store, process, and report information. RAMAC contained the world’s first disk drive and was the first computer able to keep business records up to date and make them instantly available. Random access memory...
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Source : 1 Tape of 1: 3/4 inch videotape Accession Number : 102695051 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Computer History Museum. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements,...
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by International Business Machines Corporation. Department of Education
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Description : Produced by IBM Department of Education, this video illustrates the capabilities of the machine called Random Access Method of Accounting and Control (RAMAC). The machine was revolutionary because it could do three things simultaneously – store, process, and report. RAMAC contained the world’s first disk drive and was the first computer able to keep business records up to date and make them instantly available. Random access memory allowed RAMAC to pluck information from...
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Computer History Museum
by University Video Communications
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Note : Program begins at 00:01:25 after color bars and black. Series Title : University Video Communications Distinguished Lecture Series Description : Gordon Bell describes the goals, process and outcome of the design of Ardent's Titan: a vector, multiprocessor architecture, combining high-performance computation and graphics for a single user to create a distributed supercomputing environment. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1 inch videotape Call Number : 102622080 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are...
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by Stanford University. Computer Science Department
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Description : Footage of a series of tests of a robotic arm at the Computer Science Department at Stanford University. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number : 102726156 Rights : Material in the public domain. No restrictions on use. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Computer History Museum
by Stanford University. Computer Science Department
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Description : Footage of a series of tests of a robotic arm assembling parts of an engine at the Computer Science Department at Stanford University. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number : 102651517 Rights : Material in the public domain. No restrictions on use. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Source : 2 Tapes of 2: 3/4 inch videotape Accession Number : 102695192 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Computer History Museum. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements,...
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Computer History Museum
by Chowning, John; Helmers, Carl; Le Brun, Marc; Moorer, James A.; Olsen, Thomas E.; Raskin, Jef; Snell, John
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Note : Content ends abruptly. Call Number : 102706819; 102706820; 102706821 Description : The West Coast Computer Faire was an annual computer industry conference and exposition. The first fair was held in 1977 and was organized by Jim Warren and Bob Relling. At the time, it was the biggest computer show in the world, intended to popularize the peronal computer in the home. This first fair took place on April 16-17, 1977, in San Francisco Civic Auditorium and Brooks Hall, and saw the debut of...
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Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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by Adams Convention Reporting
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Note: Tape 1 - Program distorted at times. Tape 2 - Program distorted at times; side B is blank. Description: Recording of the session titled "Computer music" held at the fifth West Coast Computer Faire in San Francisco. This are the titles of the papers presented at this session: "The digital-to-analog converter method of real-time computer music synthesis," presented by Hal Chamberlin. "The performing musician and the personal computer," presented by R. J....
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Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audiocassette
Computer History Museum
by Dorren, Lou; Sanders, Ivar; Sherman, Richard
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Call Number : 102706840  Description : The West Coast Computer Faire was an annual computer industry conference and exposition. The first fair was held in 1977 and was organized by Jim Warren and Bob Relling. At the time, it was the biggest computer show in the world, intended to popularize the peronal computer in the home. This first fair took place on April 16-17, 1977, in San Francisco Civic Auditorium and Brooks Hall, and saw the debut of the Commodre PET, presented by Chuck Peddle, and...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Computer History Museum
by Berman, Lee; Dwyer, Thomas A.; Kahn, Bob; Loop, Liza; Noval, Lois, Frederick, Franz J.; Winzenread, Marvin; Zeddies, Melvin L.
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Call Number : 102706801; 102706802; 102706803; 102706804; 102706805; 102706806 Description : The West Coast Computer Faire was an annual computer industry conference and exposition. The first fair was held in 1977 and was organized by Jim Warren and Bob Relling. At the time, it was the biggest computer show in the world, intended to popularize the peronal computer in the home. This first fair took place on April 16-17, 1977, in San Francisco Civic Auditorium and Brooks Hall, and saw the debut...
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Source: 6 Tapes of 6: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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Source : 3 Tapes of 3: 3/4 inch videotape Accession Number : 102651675 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Computer History Museum. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements,...
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by Adams Convention Reporting
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Note: Tape 2 - side B is blank.  Description: Recording of the session titled "Computers for people" held at the Fourth West Coast Computer Faire in San Francisco. The following papers were presented: "Learning to live with computers," presented by Annie Fox and David Fox. "The personal computer as a social tool," presented by Tony Severa. "Telecommuting via the personal computer," presented by Jack M. Nilles. "The golemic approach," presented...
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Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audiocassette
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Description : Recording of the session titled "Pascal, pilot and programming" held at the Fourth West Coast Computer Faire in San Francisco. The following papers were presented: "A user looks at the Western Digital Pascal MicroEngine," presented by Tom Pittman. "Pascal X3J9: midwifing an ANSI standard," presented by Marie Walter. "Pascal is rolling," presented by Joseph C. Sharp. "Petpilot Project: full standard pilot (73) for a minimum cost...
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Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audiocassette
Computer History Museum
by Beck, Stephen; Craig Terry; DeFanti, Tom; Forman, Larry; Leske, Larry; Sandin, Dan; Shoup, Dick; Etra, William
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Note : Content ends abruptly. Call Number : 102706798; 102706799; 102706800 Description : The West Coast Computer Faire was an annual computer industry conference and exposition. The first fair was held in 1977 and was organized by Jim Warren and Bob Relling. At the time, it was the biggest computer show in the world, intended to popularize the peronal computer in the home. This first fair took place on April 16-17, 1977, in San Francisco Civic Auditorium and Brooks Hall, and saw the debut of...
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Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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Note: Tape 1 - Program distorted at times.  Tape 2 - Program distorted at times; right channel is recorded at a lower level on side B. Description : Recording of the session titled "Micro applications (session 2)" held at the Fourth West Coast Computer Faire in San Francisco. The following papers were presented: "Solving dissection puzzles by computer," presented by David M. Collison. "A new fitting method and its applications," presented by Endre Simonyi....
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Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audiocassette
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Note: Tape 1 - Program distorted at times. Tape 2 - Program distorted at times; right channel is recorded at a lower level on side B. Description : Recording of the session titled "Low-cost computers and business (session 2)" held at the Fourth West Coast Computer Faire in San Francisco. The following papers were presented: "A simulation of proposal strategies," presented by David M. Chereb. "Selecting general accounting software: A closer look," presented by...
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Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audiocassette
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Note: Tape 1 - Program distorted at times. Tape 2 - Program distorted at times; right channel is recorded at a lower level on side B. Description : Recording of the session titled "Forth: introduction" held at the Fourth West Coast Computer Faire in San Francisco. The following papers were presented: "An introduction to Forth," presented by David Boulton. "The Forth international standards team," presented by John S. James. "Extensibility," presented by...
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Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audiocassette
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Note: Tape 2 - Program is muffled sounding on side B. Description: Recording of the session titled "The Motorola micros" held at the Fourth West Coast Computer Faire in San Francisco. The following papers were presented: "6800 family seminar," presented by Noland Lewis. "Upward compatibility: More power," presented by Terry Ritter. "Bit oriented protocols in serial data communication," presented by Mitchell Gooze. "Microcomputer hardware development...
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Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audiocassette
Computer History Museum
by Castro, Ceasar; Heaberlin, Allen; McCray, Gary; Pietsch, Tony; Schenker, William J.; Walker, James T.
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Note : Content ends abruptly. Call Number : 102706807; 102706808 Description : The West Coast Computer Faire was an annual computer industry conference and exposition. The first fair was held in 1977 and was organized by Jim Warren and Bob Relling. At the time, it was the biggest computer show in the world, intended to popularize the peronal computer in the home. This first fair took place on April 16-17, 1977, in San Francisco Civic Auditorium and Brooks Hall, and saw the debut of the Commodre...
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Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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by Enea, Horace; Reykjalin, John; Rice, D. Lloyd
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Note : Content begins and ends abruptly. Call Number : 102706832 Description : The West Coast Computer Faire was an annual computer industry conference and exposition. The first fair was held in 1977 and was organized by Jim Warren and Bob Relling. At the time, it was the biggest computer show in the world, intended to popularize the peronal computer in the home. This first fair took place on April 16-17, 1977, in San Francisco Civic Auditorium and Brooks Hall, and saw the debut of the Commodre...
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Note: Tape 1 -  Program distorted at times. Tape 2 - Side B is stereo; program distorted at times. Description: Recording of the session titled "Potpourri" held at the fifth West Coast Computer Faire in San Francisco. This are the titles of the papers presented at this session: "Seeing motion with the mind's eye," presented by Sam Hersh and Al Ahumada. "Microcomputers in Africa: A travelogue of the 1980 eclipse," presented by Carl Helmers. "Breaking into...
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Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audiocassette
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Note:  Program distorted at times; right channel is recorded at a lower level on side B. Description: Recording of the session titled "Low-cost computers and business (session 1)" held at the Fourth West Coast Computer Faire in San Francisco. The following papers were presented: "Historical development of Business software," presented by Irwin Taranto. "Software for the Businessman professional: A growing dilemma," presented by William J. Schenker....
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Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audiocassette
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by Caulkins, David; Felsenstein, Lee; Wilbur, Mike
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Note : Audience questions are inaudible. Content ends abruptly. Call Number : 102706815; 102706816 Description : The West Coast Computer Faire was an annual computer industry conference and exposition. The first fair was held in 1977 and was organized by Jim Warren and Bob Relling. At the time, it was the biggest computer show in the world, intended to popularize the peronal computer in the home. This first fair took place on April 16-17, 1977, in San Francisco Civic Auditorium and Brooks Hall,...
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Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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Note: Tape 2, side B is blank; right channel was recorded at a lower level. Description: The West Coast Computer Faire was an annual computer industry conference. The Third West Coast Computer Faire was held on November 3-5, 1978, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. This is the recording of the session titled "Computer games," and the follwing papers were presented: "Let's get serious about computer games," presented by Bob Christiansen. "Solving soma and polyominoes...
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Note: Tape 2, side B is blank. Description : Recording of the session titled "Low coast business software: an approach by Osborne & Associates" held at the Fourth West Coast Computer Faire in San Francisco. The following papers were presented: "Mechanizing the accounting system: advantages and disadvantages" presented by Jim Savage. "Payroll and cost accounting in a small business," presented by George Savage. "Small Business software for the...
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Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audiocassette
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by Birkner, John; Davis, Bob; Mick, John R.; Pittman, Tom; Wyland, John
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Note : Content ends abruptly. Call Number : 102706822; 102706823; 102706824; 102706825 Description : TThe West Coast Computer Faire was an annual computer industry conference and exposition. The first fair was held in 1977 and was organized by Jim Warren and Bob Relling. At the time, it was the biggest computer show in the world, intended to popularize the peronal computer in the home. This first fair took place on April 16-17, 1977, in San Francisco Civic Auditorium and Brooks Hall, and saw...
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Source: 4 Tapes of 4: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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by Tesler, Larry; Ulrickson, R. W.
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Note : Part 1 is distorted throughout as on original tape. Gap in content with intermittent tape noise between 00:08:01-00:09:46. Call Number : 102706809 Description : The West Coast Computer Faire was an annual computer industry conference and exposition. The first fair was held in 1977 and was organized by Jim Warren and Bob Relling. At the time, it was the biggest computer show in the world, intended to popularize the peronal computer in the home. This first fair took place on April 16-17,...
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Note: Side B is blank.  Description: Recording of the session titled " Design and standards" held at the Fourth West Coast Computer Faire in San Francisco. the following papers were presented: "Bottom-up design with LSI and MSI components," presented by Chuck Hastings. "Standard specification for S-100 Bus Interface Devices," presented by George Morrow. "Introductory comparison of a personal computer and a large mainframe computer," presented by Stephen...
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by Anderson, William F.; Joyce, James
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Note : Content ends abruptly. Call Number : 102706833 Description : The West Coast Computer Faire was an annual computer industry conference and exposition. The first fair was held in 1977 and was organized by Jim Warren and Bob Relling. At the time, it was the biggest computer show in the world, intended to popularize the peronal computer in the home. This first fair took place on April 16-17, 1977, in San Francisco Civic Auditorium and Brooks Hall, and saw the debut of the Commodre PET,...
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Note:  Side B is mono; program distorted at times. Description: Recording of the session titled "Artificial intelligence and micros" held at the fifth West Coast Computer Faire in San Francisco. The following papers were presented at this session: "Microcomputers and the design of contelligent systems," presented by Dean Gengle. "Artificial intelligence as applied to input and output in the office - or - making computers read and speak," presented by Art Derfall....
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Description : Recording of the session titled "Business and low-cost computing" held at the fifth West Coast Computer Faire in San Francisco. The following papers were presented at this session: "Personal computers in the office: An example," presented by Clarence A. Ellis and Gary J. Nutt. "Four programs for use with listed option and common stock investment strategies," presented by Alfred A. Adler. "The microcomputer market and users in Japan,"...
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by Ahl, David H.; Berkun, Kenneth; Clement, Andrew; Van Tassel, Dennis
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Call Number : 102706796; 102706797 Description : The West Coast Computer Faire was an annual computer industry conference and exposition. The first fair was held in 1977 and was organized by Jim Warren and Bob Relling. At the time, it was the biggest computer show in the world, intended to popularize the peronal computer in the home. This first fair took place on April 16-17, 1977, in San Francisco Civic Auditorium and Brooks Hall, and saw the debut of the Commodre PET, presented by Chuck...
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Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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Note: Tape 1 - Program distorted at times; side B is mono. Speaker steps away from microphone on side A, volume adjustment is suggested. Tape 2 - Program distorted at times. Description: Recording of the session titled "Pascal and Pascal machines" held at the fifth West Coast Computer Faire in San Francisco. This are the titles of the papers presented at this session: "A user looks at the Western Digital Pascal Microengine," presented by Tom Pittman. "An introduction...
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Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audiocassette
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by Barthelow, Bob; Levy, Michael
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Call Number : 102706830 Description : The West Coast Computer Faire was an annual computer industry conference and exposition. The first fair was held in 1977 and was organized by Jim Warren and Bob Relling. At the time, it was the biggest computer show in the world, intended to popularize the peronal computer in the home This first fair took place on April 16-17, 1977, in San Francisco Civic Auditorium and Brooks Hall, and saw the debut of the Commodre PET, presented by Chuck Peddle, and the...
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Note: Tape 1 - Program distorted at times; high amount of hum on tape; high amount of hiss on tape; right channel was recorded at a lower level on side A; left channel was recorded at a lower level on side B. Tape 2 - Side B is blank; high amount of hum on tape; program distorted at times. Description: Recording of the session titled "Personal communications and microcomputers" held at the fifth West Coast Computer Faire in San Francisco. This are the titles of the papers presented...
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by Schenker, William J.; Townsend, Carl; Tuttle, Robert A. Jr.; Welles, Kenneth B.
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Call Number : 102706834; 102706835 Description : The West Coast Computer Faire was an annual computer industry conference and exposition. The first fair was held in 1977 and was organized by Jim Warren and Bob Relling. At the time, it was the biggest computer show in the world, intended to popularize the peronal computer in the home. This first fair took place on April 16-17, 1977, in San Francisco Civic Auditorium and Brooks Hall, and saw the debut of the Commodre PET, presented by Chuck...
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Description : The West Coast Computer Faire was an annual computer industry conference. The Third West Coast Computer Faire was held on November 3-5, 1978, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. This is the recording of the session titled "High level languages for micros," and the following papers were presented: "VideoBrain and the APL/S language: First pass at everyman's computer," presented by Ted Haynes. "An introduction to APL/S: A modern computational language for...
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Note:  High amount of hiss on tape; high amount of hum on tape; brief speed ramp up at the end of side A. Description: Recording of the session titled "Tutorial: programming data files in Basic" held at the fifth West Coast Computer Faire in San Francisco. Additional Description : Sunday, 4:00 Collection Title : The Fifth West Coast Computer Faire Call Number : 102738488; 20 T1; 20 T2 Digitized by California Revealed .
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Note: Tape 1 - Program distorted at times; high amount of hum on Side B. Tape 2 - High amount of hum on tape; program distorted at times; right channel. Tape 3 - Program distorted at times; high amount of buzz on tape. Description : Recording of the session titled "Tutorial for the novice" held at the fifth West Coast Computer Faire in San Francisco. Additional Description : Saturday, 1:00 Collection Title : The Fifth West Coast Computer Faire Call Number : 102738473; 102738474;...
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Note:  Right channel was recorded at a lower level on side A. Description: The West Coast Computer Faire was an annual computer industry conference. The Third West Coast Computer Faire was held on November 3-5, 1978, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. This is the recording of the session titled "Computer-based music generation," and the following papers were presented: "High quality direct music synthesis using microprocessors," presented by Hal Chamberlin. "A...
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Note: Tape 1- Program distorted at times; side B is mono. Tape 2 - Program distorted at times. Description: Recording of the session titled "Informational graphics: show business and know business" held at the fifth West Coast Computer Faire in San Francisco. The following papers were presented at this session: "Micro graphics foc communicating information effciently," presented by Aaron Marcus. The paper was followed by a demonstration of a group of visual design students...
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Description : Recording of the session titled "Forth: details" held at the Fourth West Coast Computer Faire in San Francisco. The following papers were presented: "Forth implementation: a team approach," presented by William F. Ragsdale. "Forth multitasking in Urth," presented by Lawrence P. Forsley. "Arps: a Forth extension for process control," presented by Andrew W. Wright. "Microcomputer hardware development to reduce software costs,"...
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Note:  Tape 1 - high amount of hum on tape; high background noise on tape; right channel is recorded at a lower level on side B. Tape 2 - high amount of hum on tape; high background noise on tape; right channel was recorded at a lower level on side B. Description: The West Coast Computer Faire was an annual computer industry conference. The Third West Coast Computer Faire was held on November 3-5, 1978, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. This is the recording of the session titled...
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Note: Tape 1 - Program distorted at times; right channel was recorded at a lower level on side A; left channel was recorded at a lower level on side B. Tape 2 - Side B is blank; program distorted at times. Description: The West Coast Computer Faire was an annual computer industry conference. The Third West Coast Computer Faire was held on November 3-5, 1978, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. This is the recording of the session titled "Business systems and business software," and...
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Note: Tape 1 - Right channel was recorded at a lower level on side A; program distorted at times. Tape 2 - Right channel on side A is recorded at a lower level; program distorted at times. Description: Recording of the session titled "Significant software for inexpensive machines" held at the fifth West Coast Computer Faire in San Francisco. This are the titles of the papers presented at this session: "ANSI PL/I, Subset: A commercial implementation under CP/M," presented by...
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by Allison, Dennis; Burke, Dennis; Kahan, W.; Rankin, Roy; Sheretz, David D.
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Note : Content ends abruptly. Call Number : 102706817; 102706818; 102706841   Description : The West Coast Computer Faire was an annual computer industry conference and exposition. The first fair was held in 1977 and was organized by Jim Warren and Bob Relling. At the time, it was the biggest computer show in the world, intended to popularize the peronal computer in the home. This first fair took place on April 16-17, 1977, in San Francisco Civic Auditorium and Brooks Hall, and saw the debut...
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Note:  High background noise on tape; program distorted at times. Description: Recording of the session titled "Computer using educators" held at the Fourth West Coast Computer Faire in San Francisco. The following papers were presented: "Computer literacy: It's not just for kids anymore!" presented by Bobby Goodson. "The golden egg's hardware and software in our schools," presented by David Stone. "Getting started: preparing a rationale and getting...
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Note:  Program distorted at times. Description: The West Coast Computer Faire was an annual computer industry conference. The Third West Coast Computer Faire was held on November 3-5, 1978, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. This is the recording of the session titled "Legal aspects of the computing industry," and the following papers were presented: "Legal aspects of trade associations in the retail microcomputer industry," presented by Oscar A. Rosenbloom....
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Note:  Tape 1 - program distorted at times; right channel was recorded at a lower level on side B. Tape 2 - high background noise on tape; program distorted at times. Description : Recording of the session titled "Peripherals" held at the Fourth West Coast Computer Faire in San Francisco. the following papers were presented: "The microcomputer peripherals: the unlimited horizon," presented by Jeffrey D. McKeever. "A low cost digital system interface to a color...
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Note: Tape 1 - Program distorted at times; left channel on side B is recorded at a lower level. Tape 2 - Side B is blank; program distorted at times. Description: Recording of the session titled "Teaching about computers and programming" held at the fifth West Coast Computer Faire in San Francisco. This are the titles of the papers presented at this session: "Programming for everyone: A rational and some teaching strategies," presented by William J. Wagner....
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Description : Recording of the session titled "Digital broadcasting for mass consumer commuincations" held at the Fourth West Coast Computer Faire in San Francisco. The following papers were presented: "The Digicast Project: Overview and status report," presented by Jim C. Warren. "Digicast broadcasting the weather," presented by Dennis G. Baker. "Digital Broadcasting: A national satellite network of Digital FM SCA broadcasts," presented by Mark Cummings....
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Note: Tape 2 - Side B is blank.  Description: Recording of the session titled "Energy and micros" held at the Fourth West Coast Computer Faire in San Francisco. The following papers were presented: "Overview of energy conservation: possibilities using home computers," presented by Jack Park. "Dwelling...Redesigning them to support life," presented by Dan Kimball. "A real-time operating system that specializes in home energy management," presented by Fran...
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Note: Program distorted at times.  Description : Recording of the session titled "Micros and amateur radio" held at the Fourth West Coast Computer Faire in San Francisco. The following papers were presented: "A slow scan television system using a microprocessor," presented by Clayton W. Abrams. "Enhacing amateur radio through computer control," presented by Leonard C. Silvern. Collection Title : The Fourth West Coast Computer Faire Call Number : 102738509...
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by Helemrs, Carl; Smith, Walter; Widelitz, Kenneth S.
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Call Number : 102706836 Description : The West Coast Computer Faire was an annual computer industry conference and exposition. The first fair was held in 1977 and was organized by Jim Warren and Bob Relling. At the time, it was the biggest computer show in the world, intended to popularize the peronal computer in the home. This first fair took place on April 16-17, 1977, in San Francisco Civic Auditorium and Brooks Hall, and saw the debut of the Commodre PET, presented by Chuck Peddle, and the...
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Note:  Program distorted at times; left channel is recorded at a lower level on side B; channel instability at the end of side B. Description : Recording of the session titled "Computer games and computer in education" held at the fifth West Coast Computer Faire in San Francisco. The following papers were presented at this session: "The Starship Simulation Project," presented by David Fox and Annie Fox. "Computer games in education," presented by David H. Ahl....
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Note: Tape 1 - right channel was recorded at a lower level on side A; left channel was recorded at a lower level on side B; program distorted at times. Tape 2 - Side B is blank. Description: Recording of the session titled "Legal aspects of software protection" held at the fifth West Coast Computer Faire in San Francisco. This are the titles of the papers presented at this session: "Writing and negotiating the vendor's software license contract: Let's make a deal," presented...
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Note: Program distorted at times.  Description: Recording of the session titled "Medical computing" held at the fifth West Coast Computer Faire in San Francisco. The following papers were presented at this session: "Softdoc: A proposal for a Medical Software Network," presented by James Gagne. "The computer in the practive of medicine: An overview," presented by Mark H. Spohr. Additional Description : Sunday, 1:00 Collection Title : The Fifth West Coast Computer...
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Note: Tape 2 - side B is blank.  Description: Recording of the session titled "Communications and consumer computing" held at the Fourth West Coast Computer Faire in San Francisco. The following papers were presented: "Personal computer telecommunications: An overview," presented by Dave Caulkins. "Closing the loop on one-way broadcast systems," presented by John R. Pickens and Raphael J. Rom. "Application of two-way communication tachnology to...
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Description : Recording of the session titled "Banquet speakers" held at the Fourth West Coast Computer Faire in San Francisco. The following papers were presented: "For better or worse: the micro revolution," presented by Adam Osborne. "Impacts on technology: the fun's just beginning," presented by Egil Juliussen. Collection Title : The Fourth West Coast Computer Faire Call Number : 102738526 Digitized by California Revealed .
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Note: Tape 1 - Program distorted at times. Tape 2 - Program distorted at times. Description: Recording of the session titled "Micro software engineering" held at the fifth West Coast Computer Faire in San Francisco. The following papers were presented at this session: "Modular and structured programming on small systems," presented by Terry F. Ritter. "Structured flowcharts: A hybrid appraoch to program design," presented by Gregg Williams. "A case study in...
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Note: Tape 2, side B is blank. Description : Recording of the session titled "Energy management and simulation" held at the Fourth West Coast Computer Faire in San Francisco. The following papers were presented: "Electrical load management" presented by Ian Halsema. "Micro-computer based solar simulator and demonstrating unit," presented by J. Robin Donaldson. "CALOR: A microcomputer simulation of building thermal performance," presented by Thomas...
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Note:  Right channel was recorded at a lower level on side A. Side B contains no relevant program, only audience noise and background conversation.   Description : The West Coast Computer Faire was an annual computer industry conference. The Third West Coast Computer Faire was held on November 3-5, 1978, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. This is the recording of the Alpha Micro Users Society meeting moderated by Jim Taylor. Additional Description : Saturday, 6:00, November 4, 1978...
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by Miller, Mark
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Call Number : 102706837 Description : The West Coast Computer Faire was an annual computer industry conference and exposition. The first fair was held in 1977 and was organized by Jim Warren and Bob Relling. At the time, it was the biggest computer show in the world, intended to popularize the peronal computer in the home. This first fair took place on April 16-17, 1977, in San Francisco Civic Auditorium and Brooks Hall, and saw the debut of the Commodre PET, presented by Chuck Peddle, and the...
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Note: Tape 1 - high background/machine handling noise on tape; right channel was recorded at a lower level on side A; left channel was recorded at a lower level on side B. Tape 2, side B is blank; right channel is recorded at a lower level. Description: The West Coast Computer Faire was an annual computer industry conference. The Third West Coast Computer Faire was held on November 3-5, 1978, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. This is the recording of the session titled "Software,"...
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Note:  Program distorted at times; right channel was recorded at a lower level. Description: Recording of the session titled "Unusual Microcomputer Applications" held at the fifth West Coast Computer Faire in San Francisco. This are the titles of the papers presented at this session: "Energy management for the home with the Helion Micromanager," presented by Jack Park. "Microcomputer-assisted amateur astronomy," presented by Sidney Levin. "Radio wave imaging...
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Description : Recording of the session titled "Multiple Macros" held at the Fourth West Coast Computer Faire in San Francisco. The following papers were presented: "Multiprocessor configurations with microprocessors," presented by Melvin L. Zeddies. "A distributed microprocessor system," presented by Herb Siegel. "Auxilliary processor for S-100," presented by Allen Heaberlin. Collection Title : The Fourth West Coast Computer Faire Call Number : 102738510...
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Note: Tape 1 - Program distorted at times; side B is mono. Tape 2 - Program distorted at times; side B is blank. Description: Recording of the session titled "Micro hardware & interfacing" held at the fifth West Coast Computer Faire in San Francisco. This are the titles of the papers presented at this session: "Home Bus Standards Association. What is it and what does it mean?," presented by Robert J. Richardson. "Microbotics: Enter the table-top robot arm,"...
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by Ahlgren, Alice E.; Erickson, Richard
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Call Number : 102706826 Description : The West Coast Computer Faire was an annual computer industry conference and exposition. The first fair was held in 1977 and was organized by Jim Warren and Bob Relling. At the time, it was the biggest computer show in the world, intended to popularize the peronal computer in the home. This first fair took place on April 16-17, 1977, in San Francisco Civic Auditorium and Brooks Hall, and saw the debut of the Commodre PET, presented by Chuck Peddle, and the...
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Note:  Program distorted at times; left channel is recorded at a lower level on side B; high amount of hum on side B. Description: Recording of the session titled "Computer assistance for the physically impaired" held at the fifth West Coast Computer Faire in San Francisco. The following papers were presented at this session: "Alphabetical versus Graphotactic CRT page layout of letters for a versatile portable speech prosthesis (VPSP)," presented by Carol A. Simpson....
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Note: Tape 1 - Program distorted at times; right channel was recorded at a lower level. Tape 2 - Program distorted at times. Description : Recording of the session titled "Low-Cost computing for education" held at the fifth West Coast Computer Faire in San Francisco. The following papers were presented at this session: "How to produce random access videotapes, videodiscs and other interlligent wonders with your microcomuter," presented by Robert V. Whitney. "Lesson...
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Note: Tape 2 - side B is blank. Description : The West Coast Computer Faire was an annual computer industry conference. The Third West Coast Computer Faire was held on November 3-5, 1978, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. This is the recording of the panel titled "Legistlation and computer owners and users," and the panelists were Joseph Overtone, Charles Mobley, Susan Nycum, Ralph C. Merkle, John K. Taber. Additional Description : Sunday, 3:00, November 5, 1978 Collection Title :...
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by Earnest, Les; McCarthy, john; Panko, Raymond R.
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Note : Audience questions are inaudible. Audio level is low for first two minutes of Part 1 and final minute of Part 2. Call Number : 102706814 Description : The West Coast Computer Faire was an annual computer industry conference and exposition. The first fair was held in 1977 and was organized by Jim Warren and Bob Relling. At the time, it was the biggest computer show in the world, intended to popularize the peronal computer in the home. This first fair took place on April 16-17, 1977, in...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette